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Data Analyst

Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
December 21, 2020

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Oct. **** – Current

LAPO Microfinance Bank Limited

Head, Implementation and Evaluation Unit

Responsibilities and achievements:

• As a change catalyst, shared best practices and developed compelling rationale to influence LAPO Businesses to implement/pilot new strategies or to adapt winning strategies to suit local landscape increasing business opportunities by 75%.

• Monitored and reviewed the development of agreed strategic plans.

• Developed differentiated strategies to effectively address regulatory, investment, customer and competitive dynamics using Balance Score Card with other tools.

• Facilitated business segment review with process owners to understand and document existing process and pain points.

• Worked with IT to translate business requirements into system solution design.

• Developed comprehensive implementation roadmaps, future state process and governance using SWOT, BCG, THA model to sustain the change and execution level communication.

• Established and implemented performance management dashboard using the service of budget data and provided insight that helped inform leadership in the upcoming budget allocation and funding request cycle.

• Co-delivered training with Business Intelligence unit and provided training evaluation feedback process to enable training content, delivery and deployment refinement and improvement.

• Coordinated internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects.

Sep. 2017– Oct 2019

LAPO Microfinance Bank Limited

Corporate Data Analyst

Responsibilities and achievements:

• Converted data into actionable insights by predicting and modelling future outcomes.

• Utilized MS SQL, Data Warehousing programs, Tableau, and other dashboard/visualization toolsets for data intelligence and analysis

• Collated and analyzed data on established and prospective customers, competitors and marketing channels and sources.

• Supported Corporate Strategy team in preparing reports that interpret consumer behavior, market opportunities and conditions, marketing results, trends and investment levels

• Provided project management support for various initiatives led by the Strategy group including (but not limited to): monitoring the trends in services marketplace and pursuing new opportunities.

• Conducted internal and external domain analysis, ranging across clients, staff and competitors.

• Utilized cutting edge analytics toolset such as Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager and implement new script increasing performance by 28%

• Performed primary and secondary research on both existing and new business targets.


• English - Fluent

• Yoruba – Mother Tongue


• Cybersecurity

• Microsoft applications: - MySQL, Office Suites,

SQL Server

• Programming – Java, Python and R


• Analytics data with enhanced tools; Power BI,

Tableau, Excel and SPSS

• Business Intelligence


International School of Management, Lagos

Strategic Planning & Implementation

April 2020

Ogun State Institute of Technology, Igbesa, Ogun state. HND in Computer Science

Sep 2013 – Aug 2015

The Polytechnic Ibadan, Oyo State.

ND in Computer Science

Jan 2010 – Nov 2012


Address: 11, Madam Abigael street, 10-10 Hotel

Oluwalogbon Estate, Otta, Ogun State.


Mobile: +234**********, +234**********

Nationality: Nigerian

: : +234********** SAMUEL, AYOOLA OLALOWO


Business and IT Strategy Specialist with experience in planning, developing and implementing business strategies with modern technology to improve business performance.


Mar. 2016 – Sep. 2017

LAPO Microfinance Bank Limited

Technical Support Analyst

Responsibilities and achievements:

• Worked with internal and external customers and IT partners to develop and analyze business intelligence needs.

• Provided input to business requirements for the design of solutions

• Provided technical support across the company (in person and via phones).

• Deployed business process solution for effective organization report and activities to save time.

• Monitored and Maintained Computer networks and systems;

• Performed analysis of various issues relating to LANs, WANs, desktop computers, Internet connectivity and the installation of hardware and software thereby reducing network downtime to 20% for effective business continuity.

• Set up new users’ accounts and profiles and deal with password issues; Installed and Configured computer hardware, software, network, scanners and printers for centralized communication.

• Support rollout of new applications.

• Planned and undertake scheduled maintenance upgrades to prevent business setbacks leading to increase in staff productivity to 85%.

• Provided training for staff and also provided support, including procedural documentation and relevant reports.

• Maintain error logs in coordination with IT departments, and to maintain resolution reports.

Mar. 2014 – Oct. 2016

LAPO Microfinance Bank Limited

Data Entry System Officer

Responsibilities and achievements:

• Provided support and maintenance to existing management information systems (MIS).

• Developed MIS documentation to allow for smooth operations and easy system maintenance.

• Entering data into database software and checking to ensure the accuracy of the data that has been inputted

• Performed data analysis for generating reports on a periodic basis.

• Provided strong reporting and analytical information support to the management team for effective strategic decisions.

• Analyzed business information to identify process improvements for increasing business efficiency and effectiveness.

• Provided customer support on issues resolution.

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: : +234********** In: SAMUEL, AYOOLA OLALOWO


• Strategy & Planning

• Reading, Researching & Writing

• Information Technology

• Training


• Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH v10) - Training

• Core Value Internalization and Corporate

Governance (LAPO Institute – 2017)

• Project Management Professional PMP (Training)

Hands-on Institute of Technology – 2017

• Cisco Certified Network Associate (200–125) CCNA

(Training) Hands-on Institute of Technology – 2016

• Microsoft Virtual Academy: Internet of Things,

Business Intelligence, Cloud)

• Alison: IT and Database Management, Project


• Udemy: Strategy Management, Introduction to



• Detailed Oriented

• Competent communicator and confident presenter

• Creative

• Data Analytics

• Advance Power-point presentation

• Technologically-savvy

• Enthusiastic and friendly team player

• Programming

• Business Intelligence

• Project and Program management

• Training Program Design and Delivery

• Operational Performance Development

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